Medicine


Sweet drinks may damage the brain, studies show Sweet drinks may damage the brain, studies show
- April 22, 2017

The data used for the report indicated that approximately 67 percent of the tax hike was passed to consumers when measured against all sugar sweetened beverages, however, the entirety of the tax was passed on in cases of sodas and energy drinks. (more...)
Friday weather: Morning fog, then sunny skies Friday weather: Morning fog, then sunny skies
- April 22, 2017

Monday night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2 a.m. and 2 p.m., then a chance of showers after 2 p.m. North northeast wind 3 to 8 miles per hour. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61. Chance of precipitation is 60 percent. (more...)
President Trump, Italian prime minister speak at White House President Trump, Italian prime minister speak at White House
- April 22, 2017

Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni made the remark in Trudeau's Parliament Hill office today, one day after he was praised by President Donald Trump during a visit to Washington . Trump is also offering condolences from the U.S.to the people of France. The president was asked if the USA should play a roll in Libya and he said no. (more...)
Columbus church hosts High-Flying Easter Egg Drop Columbus church hosts High-Flying Easter Egg Drop
- April 22, 2017

The event was in the open field adjacent to the Destiny World Outreach Center's sanctuary on W.S. Young Drive in Killeen. More than an estimated 35,000 Easter eggs were brought in for the hunt that had the added feature of the Bunny Hop 5-kilometer Run that started at 9 a.m. (more...)
Ann Coulter Vows To Speak At UC Berkeley Despite Planned Speech Cancellation Ann Coulter Vows To Speak At UC Berkeley Despite Planned Speech Cancellation
- April 22, 2017

The administrator said school officials have informed the Berkeley College Republicans, who originally invited Coulter to campus, and Coulter team. "Unfortunately, (campus police) determined that, given now active security threats, it is not possible to assure that the event could be held successfully", according to a letter sent to the student group. (more...)
Federal legislation on legalizing marijuana unveiled Federal legislation on legalizing marijuana unveiled
- April 22, 2017

Canada has permitted medical use of cannabis since 2001 and has a thriving industry of licensed marijuana suppliers who have been eagerly awaiting the opening of the recreational market. "I think the proposal for the age of 18, or 19 in some provinces, to align with the [legal drinking age ] across the country, is a reasonable compromise", Mr Trudeau said last December. (more...)
Plymouth Canton students corporate merit winners
- April 22, 2017

The students are among more than 1,000 high school seniors who have won the awards, which are financed by about 200 corporations, company foundations and other business organizations. The corporate-sponsored scholarships are awarded to children of employees of those companies, are residents in communities where the companies are located, or plan to pursue careers or majors the sponsor wants to encourage. (more...)
Could young blood boost the aging brain? Could young blood boost the aging brain?
- April 22, 2017

One candidate seemed particularly promising: Levels of a protein called TIMP2 started out high early in life but then dropped with age, in both mice and people. Before being injected with umbilical cord blood, Castellano says, "their performance wasn't very impressive". He thought he might identify factors responsible for the youthening effect of the cord blood. (more...)
California bill would require abortion pills at universities California bill would require abortion pills at universities
- April 22, 2017

The new measure would prevent the state Group Insurance Board, which oversees health insurance for state employees, from contracting with plans that cover any abortions, unless those abortions are to save the life of the mother or result from rape or incest. (more...)
Pot Ingredient Might Ease Severe Epilepsy Pot Ingredient Might Ease Severe Epilepsy
- April 22, 2017

GW Pharma's Epidiolex has impressed again in a late-stage trial involving patients with the rare form of epilepsy Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome (LGS), significantly reducing the number of drop seizures experienced. LGS is characterized by multiple types of seizures, including stiffening and drop seizures. There were side effects for 94 percent of those taking the higher dose, 84 percent of those taking the lower dose and 72 percent of those taking placebo, but most side effects were reported ... (more...)
Analyst's Key Ratings: Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc.'s (MTU)
- April 22, 2017

AlphaOne also gave news articles about the bank an impact score of 0 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next few days. Finally, Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group from a "sell" rating to a "hold" rating in a research report on Wednesday, February 8th. (more...)
How magical is the Unicorn Frappuccino? How magical is the Unicorn Frappuccino?
- April 22, 2017

Participating stores in the U.S., Canada and Mexico will offer the drink through the end of the week. I totally get what [iambburson] is ranting about. According to the AP, Starbucks released a statement Thursday saying that the Unicorn Frappuccino had "exceeded everyone's expectations". All day yesterday I saw image upon image of Day-Glo lilac-colored middle school fantasy drinks parade by on my social media feeds. (more...)
Telangana CM Chandrasekhar Rao re-elected TRS President Telangana CM Chandrasekhar Rao re-elected TRS President
- April 22, 2017

He also said that the Telangana government was a "corruption-free administration". Our leader KCR's name was proposed unanimously. "During the Telangana movement, he not only envisioned a separate state but also division of the then big districts into smaller ones for administrative convenience", he was quoted as saying. (more...)
Fire Breaks Out At Bank Of India Building In Mumbai Fire Breaks Out At Bank Of India Building In Mumbai
- April 22, 2017

At least four fire tenders, three water tankers and ambulances were rushed to the spot to fight the blaze even as the building with around 400 staffers was quickly evacuated. The employees said, "As soon the fire broke out, we all were alerted to vacate the premises immediately". He said the fire was confined to electric wiring, electric installations, documents and records, computers, air conditioning units and the server room in an area about 6000 sq ft on the fourth floor of the building. (more...)
Majority of Canadians support legal pot, but worry organized crime will continue
- April 22, 2017

Interestingly, 4/20 events around the state of Colorado have seen a dip since the statewide legalization of marijuana in 2012, NBC Boston reported . And a small majority think it will fail to cut organized crime out of the marijuana industry. (more...)
Quarterly Financial Review of CytRx Corporation (NASDAQ:CYTR)
- April 22, 2017

It's now trading about 1.98% above its 52-week high. Currently, the market capitalization of CytRx Corporation (CYTR ) is 59.72 Million. RSI is a technical oscillator that shows price strength by comparing upward and downward movements. Revenue is the amount of money that a company actually receives during a specific period, including discounts and deductions for returned merchandise. (more...)
France's Macron has call with Obama ahead of election
- April 22, 2017

He said he believed in an "independent France orientated towards peace". "We must first show our solidarity with the police", conservative candidate Francois Fillon told the France 2 show, after saying he would cancel a trip to the Alps on Friday. (more...)
President Trump's Budget Chief Says Spending Bill Must Have Border Wall Funding
- April 22, 2017

Contrary to what President Trump has stated in public that Americans don't care about his tax returns, 74 percent of respondents in the latest national poll on the issue believe President Trump should release his tax returns. Because of the Senate's rules, a cut would probably have to be temporary, so Trump and House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., might have to abandon any hope of establishing a lasting legacy on taxes. (more...)
West Virginia to host NCAA rifle championships in 2019 West Virginia to host NCAA rifle championships in 2019
- April 22, 2017

Marshall and WVU traded single runs in each half inning from the bottom of the second until the bottom of the fifth when Marshall scored twice. There was plenty of excitement, but each time Marshall rallied to get back in the contest in the middle innings, the Mountaineers were right there to push the lead back to a comfortable margin. (more...)
Movers to Watch Kohl's Corporation (NYSE:KSS), Dicks Sporting Goods Inc(NYSE:DKS)
- April 22, 2017

The target implies a 2.78% spike from where the shares are now trading. Dicks Sporting Goods's revenue was up 10.9% compared to the same quarter past year. The ex-dividend date was Wednesday, March 8th. This represents a $0.68 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.32%. 12/28/2016 - Dick's Sporting Goods Inc had its " rating reiterated by analysts at Wedbush. (more...)